Alchemex Installation(Server)

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Server

1.Create a New Alchemex Folder

2.Create sub- folders

•AlchCD – Copy of Alchemex Install CD to this folder

•AlchTEMP – Copy of all templates purchased to this folder

3.You can also set up an AlchPr folder for the reports needing to be accessed by the Viewer Licenses.

Administrator Workstation

1.Navigate to \\server\Alchemex\AlchCD and launch the install.

2.Start > All Programs > Alchemex > Administrator

3.From the menu bar select Tools > License Manager

4.Insert all serialization details. (Company & serialization code)

5.Perform serialization, password required.

6.Update all client libraries

7.Always check the Enabling dongle and Run updates.

8.Open the License Manager again and select “Get Software Updates”

9.Now open the Report Manager, it will prompt you to select a

metabase – Create New Metabase.

10.Point New Metabase to \\server\alchemex - this will create your Alchemex SVD as well as your templates folder.

11.Open the Administrator and make the relevant ODBC connection. (Check Test)

12.Save all purchased templates to \\server\alchemex\AlchTEMP

13.Import the reports to the administrator workstation.

Report Manager Workstation

1.Confirm the currently logged in Domain user is the actual user account and that they have full read and write access to the server\\Alchemex

2.Navigate to server\\Alchemex\AlchCD Setup and Install.

3.Start > All Programs > Administrator.

4.Tools > License Manager > serialization details > Perform serialization

5.Check enabling dongle and Run Updates

6.Re-launch License Manager > Get software updates.

7.Report Manager is ready to be launched.

8.Open Report Manager

9.Select existing metabase set – point it to existing server folder \\server\Alchemex

10.Select the license type - Report Manager.

Report Viewer

1.Confirm the currently logged in Domain user is the actual user account and that they have full read and write access to the server\\Alchemex

2.Navigate to server\\Alchemex\AlchCD Setup and Install.

3.Start > All Programs > Administrator.

4.Tools > License Manager > serialization details > Perform serialization

5.Check enabling dongle and Run Updates

6.Re-launch License Manager > Get software updates.

7.Report Manager is ready to be launched.

8.When you launch the Report Manager, it will prompt you that the only license remaining is a viewer license.

9.Tick and the viewer license will be assigned to the workstation.

==To make the reports available for the viewer to run there are several options==

  • The administrator or the Report Manager user can create PR files and copy them to the PR folder created on the server. This folder can then be accessed by the Viewer and the reports can be run real time.

OR

  • The administrator or the Report Manager user can create PR files and send them to the viewer’s desktop, or any location that the viewer can access these reports.